Job Description

Capability Network CFO & Enterprise Value (CFO & EV) team supports CFOs / Finance organizations to craft and implement strategies anchored on digital disruption, new age operating models, best in class practices to drive market differentiation and creating value. We take pride in performing End – to – End Transformations, delivering tangible results and outcomes for our client on back of path breaking thought leadership, deep CXO relationships, digital investments & assets and collaborating with our other Accenture businesses like Technology and Operations. Service offerings by the CFO & EV teams are as follows:

  • Dynamic and Connected Planning

  • Digital Finance

  • Enterprise Operating Model

  • Cost Optimization

  • Tax transformation

  • Treasury and Working Capital

  • Risk and Compliance

The differentiating Capabilities of CFO&EV Practice combines the broad focus of CFO Strategy with agile planning, sustainable growth, data driven thinking and automation to drive value creation.

Accenture CFO&EV Practice has expertise in delivering Shared Services Transformations, Target operating model definition, Zero Based Organization/Zero Based Spend Full Cycle, Intelligent Enterprise Platforms Transformation/Automation, Enterprise Performance Management Strategy implementation, F&PA Process Design and Blueprints, AI-Powered Planning & Forecasting, Digital Reporting & Analytics, Enabling Technologies, Tax Process Automation, Treasury Strategy, Working Capital Optimization, Risk Strategy And Assessment, Cyber Resilience and Security, Financial Crime & Regulatory Compliance, Data Driven Consulting, Client Value Analysis, SAP BPC and S/4 HANA green field and brown field transformations with 100+ projects per year.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities:

  • To bring finance knowledge, process expertise, world class capabilities to our clients to deliver business value

  • To work with leading global clients to develop and execute solutioning, system design, blueprinting, proof of concepts, data modeling, etc. of Finance technology solutions in SAP

  • Work requires travel to client site for project work across geographies

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Lead intelligent client conversations to drive Enterprise Transformation enabled by SAP Platforms

  • Draw on extensive knowledge and experience across SAP System Integration projects to provide insightful, deal-relevant points of view and recommendations based on robust analysis

  • Lead SAP Solution development and Client Presentations during pre-sales process to help Client make decision on SAP transformation programs and solution options of core SAP and allied Systems

  • Lead and steer client conversations on Value/Business case for SAP enabled ERP/Enterprise Transformation programs

  • Lead and guide client conversations on SAP and competitor ERP platforms to help Client make decisions on ERP transformation initiatives suited to industry, geography, and client context

  • Lead Value Realization work stream and drive tangible and intangible value outcomes during and after an ERP/Enterprise transformation program enabled by SAP Platforms

  • Lead large scale multi geography, multi business unit project delivery of Finance module / application design, blueprint, solutioning, modeling, proof-of-concept development, etc.

  • Lead project planning exercise and guide Accenture Senior management/Clients in staffing of SAP Transformation projects

  • Have a good understanding of all modules that integrate with Finance module and play an active role in integration during design and implementation

  • Engage and lead client conversations, leading workshops and presenting to client stakeholders in management reviews, steercos

  • Drive continuous improvement capability with regards to methodology, tools, practices and maturity

  • Lead the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality within constraints of time and budget

  • Contribute to various aspects of finance transformation journey and the assessment of project requirements and deliverables to identify the best solution for clients

  • Lead Knowledge Sharing and Training sessions for Practice Capability Development within Accenture Platform teams

  • Develop assets, accelerators in SAP Platform space to take to market for business development

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Qualifications

  • Must be a Post Graduate (M.B.A from premier B School), C.A. or C.P.A with at least 12-14 years of experience in Finance and Accounts domain

  • 4+ years’ experience of working on S4HANA

  • 6+ years’ experience of working on SAP FICO

  • 8+years’ experience in Finance Transformation / Technology relevant projects

  • Extensive travel depending on geographical span

Certifications:

  • SAP FI-CO (Mandatory)

  • SAP S/4HANA (Mandatory)

  • SAP SD, MM, PS, PP, HR, SF, etc. (Preferable)

  • SAP BW, BI, BO, SAC, etc. (Preferable)

  • Oracle, Microsoft, JDE ERP or component modules (Preferable)

Preferred Experience:

  • Process Expertise in Finance, Operating Model, Shared Services, Operations

  • Finance business process knowledge related to Organization Structure, Master Data, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, General Ledger, Chart of Accounts, Taxation, Treasury, etc.

  • Experience in SAP Consolidation and Reporting capabilities in BPC/Group Reporting, BI/BO, BW, SAC, etc.

  • Deep knowledge and experience in SAP System Integration projects, namely, SAP ECC and S/4HANA Finance modules / applications

  • Drawing on extensive knowledge and experience across SAP System Integration projects to be able to deliver projects on design and implementation

  • Understanding of SAP and Allied Systems’ Reporting and Customization capabilities

  • Understanding of Fiori and Dashboard development capabilities in SAP Core and Allied Systems

  • Supervision of Accenture Senior and Junior analysts and consultants and client personnel to drive delivery outcomes

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to manage project execution and manage client conversations during delivery and status reporting

  • Ability to drive large scale Project Management and Change management initiatives during delivery

  • Ability to design and monitor Value Realization Methodology, Framework for Enterprise/SAP Transformation programs

Key Competencies and Skills:

  • Process Expertise in Finance, Operating Model, Shared Services, Operations

  • Finance business process knowledge related to Organization Structure, Master Data, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, General Ledger, Chart of Accounts, Taxation, Treasury, etc.

  • Deep knowledge and experience in SAP System Integration projects, namely, SAP ECC and S/4HANA Finance modules / applications

  • Experience in SAP Reporting capabilities in BI/BO, BW, SAC, etc.

  • Drawing on extensive knowledge and experience across SAP System Integration projects to be able to deliver projects on design and implementation

  • Understanding of SAP and Allied Systems’ Reporting and Customization capabilities

  • Understanding of Fiori and Dashboard development capabilities in SAP Core and Allied Systems

  • Supervision of Accenture analysts and consultants and client personnel to drive delivery outcomes

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to manage project execution and manage client conversations during delivery and status reporting

  • Ability to drive Project Management and Change management initiatives during delivery

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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